Otto Both (1882 - 1973)

Otto Both
1882 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Otto Both was born on January 16, 1882. He died in January 1973 at 90 years old. We know that Otto Both had been residing in Harbor Beach, Huron County, Michigan 48441.


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Otto Both died in January 1973 at 90 years of age. He was born on January 16, 1882. We are unaware of information about Otto's surviving family. We know that Otto Both had been residing in Harbor Beach, Huron County, Michigan 48441.
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In 1882, in the year that Otto Both was born, on September 4th, the switch to the first commercial electrical power plant in the U.S. - at 255-257 Pearl Street - was flipped by Thomas Edison. It lit one square mile of lower Manhattan and was powered by coal. The "electrical age" had begun.

In 1913, by the time he was 31 years old, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1958, Otto was 76 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1965, by the time he was 83 years old, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1973, in the year of Otto Both's passing, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

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Mar 4, 1918 - May 11, 1997
Feb 7, 1894 - September 1978
Dec 14, 1900 - March 1973
Jul 24, 1907 - January 1979
Jan 13, 1913 - March 1986
Aug 30, 1940 - Apr 10, 2005
Jan 14, 1955 - Apr 21, 2010
Mar 24, 1924 - April 1979
May 29, 1923 - Dec 28, 2006
Sep 9, 1891 - August 1980
Sep 15, 1920 - Apr 4, 1991
May 27, 1899 - February 1966
Feb 28, 1943 - Apr 19, 2010
Aug 14, 1901 - January 1973
Aug 3, 1907 - June 1985
Mar 17, 1929 - Feb 9, 2011
Jan 7, 1898 - November 1965
Aug 13, 1901 - April 1984
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Jan 14, 1895 - January 1975
Mar 1, 1906 - Mar 11, 1992
Mar 29, 1898 - Jan 27, 1971
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